MPs turn away Lira hospital officials over lack of accountability documents.

Updated by Faith Barbara Namagembe at 1631 EAT on 30th June 2022. The parliamentary public accounts committee – central government on Wednesday turned away officials from Lira Regional Referral hospital for failure to provide accountability documents. The officials led by the hospital director, Dr. J.S.O Obbo appeared before the committee for the second time to…

Ndugwa rises from forced semi-retirement to sparkle.

Update by Kafeero Twaha on Saturday, June 25, 2022 Finding his mojo. Ndugwa in action for Bul in the Uganda Cup game earlier this year. Photo/John Batanudde Reporter HICGI news agency He’s back. Bul only signed the ex-Vipers forward and journeyman as a January experiment but he has hit his strides at Bugembe and helped…

Body organ testing: Labour exporters reject Sudhir’s hospital.

Updated by Faith Barbara Namagembe at 0100 EAT on Thursday 23rd June 2022. Labour export firms have rejected a directive by the ministry of Internal Affairs to conduct body organ examinations for all migrant workers at the Bukoto-based UMC Victoria hospital which belongs to businessman Sudhir Rupaleria. On May 27, 2022, Internal Affairs minister, Maj…

Nabadda to officiate at 2022 Women Africa Cup of Nations

By Faith Barbara Namagembe updated at 1230 EAT on 18 June 2022. Uganda Centre referee Shamirah Nabadda will officiate at the forthcoming TotalEnergies Women Africa Cup of Nations in Morocco. Nabadda is one of the 16 centre referees appointed by CAF to officiate at the biennal Championship that will take place between 2nd -23rd July…

Israel air attacks hit Gaza after rocket fire.

Palestinian media reported that the Israeli strikes fell on agricultural land in Gaza, but the Israeli military says it targeted Hamas sites. Updated by Faith Barbara Namagembe at 1124 EAT on Saturday 18th June 2022. Israel has launched air raids on the Gaza Strip after rocket fire from the Palestinian enclave targeted the city of…

Malawins angered further by Chinses embassy reaction to racism videos.

Updated by Faith Barbara Namagembe at 1248 EAT on Friday 17th June 2022. Rights groups in Malawi have urged authorities to quickly find and deport a Chinese man who was found to be making and selling exploitative videos of children. A BBC investigation found the man, Lu Ke, paid children to sing and speak Mandarin…